How to die in Paris a memoir by Nutri Thomas

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Published by Seal Press in Berkeley, CA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Homeless women,
  • Americans,
  • African American women,
  • Social conditions,
  • Mothers and daughters,
  • Travel,
  • Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Nutri Thomas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC718.A44 T46 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24809060M
ISBN 101580053645
ISBN 109781580053648
LC Control Number2011006583

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